Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Hudson Library & Historical Society! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

Did you miss a program? Check out our past event podcasts and videos.

 Limit by event type:
Star Wars Crafternoo
Friday, Jul. 19, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

                This drop in event will have multiple crafts for young Jedi’s, face painting and STORMTROOPERS Don't miss the Saber Legion perform a fencing demonstration with lightsabers at 3pm in the Rotunda!  This all age’s event is for all who want to either be a part of the resistance or belong to the first order.  And as always, may the force be with you. Registration not required.


 

Lightsaber Fencing D
Friday, Jul. 19, 3:00 p.m.
The Saber Legion will be here at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 19th to perform a fencing demonstration with lightsabers!  There will also be Stormtroopers in the children's room from 2-4 p.m. that afternoon as part of the Star Wars Crafternoon.  This is an all ages event and there is no registration required.
Outer Space Magic wi
Saturday, Jul. 20, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Come one, come all to an out of this world magic show with Jim Kleefeld and Zork, the flying alien! Jim’s funny, bright, colorful program will delight the whole family. 

Registration is required.

Moon Landing Party
Sunday, Jul. 21, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with stories, crafts, games, and more for the whole family! No registration required. 
NASA Coding
Monday, Jul. 22, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Children grades K-2 can learn engineering and coding functions in this three session program! We will not be working with computers, but rather learning the basic functions through hands-on activities! 

Program will be Mondays, July 15, 22, & 29 at 11 a.m.
Touch a Truck
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 9:30 a.m.
Come to a fun-filled family storytime in the library at 9:30, then go outside to check out all the cool vehicles provided by the City of Hudson! After that, come back to the library and enjoy a frozen treat.
The story time is full. Touching the truck is drop-in!  Please join us on Village Way at 10:00 am!

This program is generously funded by Hudson Preschool Parents.
Summer Reading Buddi
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 1:00-1:30 pm
Kids entering grades K-3 can read with an older buddy! Join us for this summer long program on Tuesdays from June 11th through July 23rd at either 1:00 or 1:30 pm to read for a half hour! Registration required - you only need to register once for the whole summer. 
Summer Reading Buddi
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 1:30-2:00 pm
Kids entering grades K-3 can read with an older buddy! Join us for this summer long program on Tuesdays from June 11th through July 23rd at either 1:00 or 1:30 pm to read for a half hour! Registration required - you only need to register once for the whole summer. 
Lunch Bunch
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join us for Lunch Bunch – a weekly program just for children entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2019!

Bring a sack lunch and a drink each week to enjoy while listening to stories on the patio! Afterwards, we’ll head into the storytime room for early literacy activities, crafts, and games that focus on concepts and skills for school readiness. 

The weekly program dates are on 8 Wednesdays, June 12 – July 31, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This program is for children only and occurs rain or shine! (We will meet in the storytime room in inclement weather.)

Only for children entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2019. 
Registration is required only once for the entire summer.
Kids Beginning Ukule
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Come & learn to strum and play! Kids entering grades 3-5 are invited to learn the basics of the ukulele. Taught by children's librarian Miss Christine and special guest elementary music teacher Lisa Heinrich.
No ukulele experience necessary

Registration is required and limited to 20 students.
Ukes provided OR bring your own.

Kids Beginning Ukule
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

NEW SESSION ADDED!! 
Come & learn to strum and play! Kids entering grades 3-5 are invited to learn the basics of the ukulele. Taught by children's librarian Miss Christine and special guest elementary music teacher Lisa Heinrich.
No ukulele experience necessary

Registration is required and limited to 20 students.
Ukes provided OR bring your own.

Tail Waggin’ T
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Keep your reading skills sharp over the summer while having a furry, fun time! Children of all ages are invited to practice their reading skills while reading to a dog. All dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International. Children are encouraged to participate as often as they would like throughout the summer!

This program will be held on the following dates this summer:
Sunday, June 9  (2:30 – 3:30 pm)
Wednesday, June 26  (4:30 – 5:30 pm)
Sunday, July 14  (2:30 – 3:30 pm)
Wednesday, July 24  (4:30 – 5:30 pm)
Sunday, August 11  (2:30 – 3:30 pm)

No registration is required. Please sign up for a time slot at the Children’s desk on the day of the event.
Dance Party at the L
Thursday, Jul. 25, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join us once again for our 5th annual summer dance party! Dancers of all ages are invited to boogie on the library patio (weather permitting) with friends and family and enjoy a craft in the story time room. In case of inclement weather the dance party will be held indoors. 

 

Registration is required.

Baby Yoga - Crawlers
Friday, Jul. 26, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Learn. Play. Namaste. Mom bring your baby for a creative 45 minute yoga class led by instructors from Yoga Squirrel of Hudson. PreKAY Yoga focuses on mom and baby and will involve a combination of learning, relaxation, physical fitness, and fun.

Registration is required. Please register Mom and list the name of the baby. Please register for each of the monthly sessions separately.

Baby Yoga - Non Walk
Friday, Jul. 26, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Learn. Play. Namaste. Mom bring your baby for a creative 45 minute yoga class led by instructors from Yoga Squirrel of Hudson. PreKAY Yoga focuses on mom and baby and will involve a combination of learning, relaxation, physical fitness, and fun.

Registration is required. Please register Mom and list the name of the baby. Please register for each of the monthly sessions separately.

Jedi Training Camp
Friday, Jul. 26, 1:00 p.m.

Do you fear the first order? Or hate to think that Kylo Ren could one day conquer the Galaxy…or worse, the Universe!?!  The Resistance needs your assistance.  The Jedi have mostly been washed out of existence and with the death of Luke Skywalker there are only very few willing to teach the next generation.  On Friday, July 26th, two Jedi masters will take on the challenge of training the next generation of Jedi.  Are you one with the force?  This program is for kids entering in to grades 3-8 this fall.  Registration is required and will open on July 1st at 7:00 am.

Geeky Games
Saturday, Jul. 27, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Calling all Pokémon Trainers, Dungeon Raiders, Magic Gatherers and Board Game Players! Come to the library the last Saturday of each month and get a chance to trade Pokémon cards, take part in a Dungeon & Dragons Campaign or have fun playing a new or favorite table top game. Bring your Pokémon cards, D&D dice or other gaming favorites and enjoy two hours with other geeky gaming enthusiasts.  This free program is for all ages and no registration is required.

A Summer Day with Fr
Saturday, Jul. 27, 11:00 a.m.

A Family Literacy Event!

There will be games, crafts, activities, and a live action story with the best of friends Frog & Toad!

Registration is required.

Please choose between 1 of 2 sessions.

11:00 A.M. or 2:00 P.M.

A Summer Day with Fr
Saturday, Jul. 27, 2:00 p.m.

A Family Literacy Event!

There will be games, crafts, activities, and a live action story with the best of friends Frog & Toad!

Registration is required.

Please choose between 1 of 2 sessions.

11:00 A.M. or 2:00 P.M.

NASA Coding
Monday, Jul. 29, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Children grades K-2 can learn engineering and coding functions in this three session program! We will not be working with computers, but rather learning the basic functions through hands-on activities! 

Program will be Mondays, July 15, 22, & 29 at 11 a.m.
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